DO I NEED A VACCINATION BEFORE ARRIVING IN MAURITIUS?
Vaccinations are not needed for Mauritius. But if you are traveling from a country where yellow fever is considered a risk, then a certificate of vaccination is required.
Check with your own doctor first before traveling to Mauritius and follow their advice.
IS THERE WI-FI/ INTERNET ACCESS IN MAURITIUS
Wi-Fi internet should be easily available in Mauritius. Additionally some restaurants may also make Wi-Fi accessible to customers.
CAN I DRINK ALCOHOL IN MAURITIUS?
It is legal for persons over the age of eighteen to consume alcohol in Mauritius.
SHOULD I TIP STAFF IN MAURITIUS?
It is considered polite, but not mandatory to tip service staff for good service in Mauritius as it makes an important part of their income.
IS MAURITIUS SAFE TO VISIT?
Yes, Mauritius is a very safe place for holidaymakers, which makes it such a popular destination! On the whole, the crime rate in Mauritius is not seen as problematic. However, always take care with your belongings and take sensible precautions when traveling to remote areas.
CAN I USE MY SMART PHONE IN MAURITIUS?
Whilst it is possible to use your own smart phone in Mauritius, it may entail high data roaming costs from your provider. To avoid this, it may be best to buy a pre paid SIM card, when you reach Mauritius.
ARE THERE CYCLONES IN MAURITIUS?
Yes. There is a cyclone season in Mauritius which starts in November and continues through until May. It is always advisable to check the weather, and the season, before traveling to Mauritius.
WHAT CURRENCY DOES MAURITIUS USE?
The currency in Mauritius is the Mauritian Rupee. Each rupee comprises of 100 cents.
CAN I GET MARRIED IN MAURITIUS?
Yes. Mauritius is a popular tourist destination for couples wishing to marry – as well as honeymoon destination afterward!
WHAT DO I NEED IN ORDER TO MARRY LEGALLY IN MAURITIUS?
If you want to marry in Mauritius we advise using an experienced wedding coordinator. You will need the following documents, two to three months before the ceremony.
Two copies of both passports and birth certificates.
Two passport photos per applicant.
If you have been married before, you will need a decree absolute.
If your name has changed, you need the deed poll documents.
If you were widowed, you need to provide the death certificate of your spouse.
Any documents which are not in English, should be translated and verified.
You should allow one day for paperwork prior to the wedding, which must be Monday to Friday.
You will need to visit four separate public offices in Port Louis (the capital).